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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Sorghum comosum Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 790 (1891).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Hyparrhenia coleotricha (Steud.) Andersson ex Clayton, Kew Bull., Addit. Ser. 2: 136 (1969).
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Homotypic Names:

* Andropogon comosus Hochst. ex A.Rich., Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 461 (1850), nom. illeg.

Hyparrhenia comosa (Kuntze) Andersson ex Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 358 (1919).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova